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the state's athletic association does have a head injury protocol. before players enter back into the game, they must pass a 7 - step test and be signed off by a doctor or trainer a popular restaurant in jefferson caught fire
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crews were called to the pizza ranch on north wilson street around midnight. it took two hours to knock down the fire. firefighters were working to put out hot spots until about four this morning. the inside sustained heavy fire and water damage .... and three other businesses received heavy smoke damage. the state fire marshal's office is assisting in finding a cause. stronger, better, and cost efficient...that's how major general timothy orr of the iowa national guard described his forces to lawmakers wednesday. the annual "condition of the guard" address celebrated iowa's first female enlisting in a combat role in the guard. the speech also praised the "home base iowa" initiative, creating incentives across the state to attract veterans and military families. major general orr told lawmakers the iowa national guard is good for the iowa back more than it takes in. 11:29:21 "this year, the iowa national guard brought in more than $353 million dollars of federal funding into the state, which is more than 97% of our departments budget. our soldiers and airmen pay more in state property, payroll, and sales
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provides in funding to the iowa national guard." :01-:20 since 20-13, 36 communities in the state have become "home base iowa" communities, providing incentives for vets to move their families to those cities. the initiative has helped 1,700 vets find jobs in iowa. five days out from the iowa caucuses and a new poll shows bernie sanders maintaining a slim lead over hillary clinton in our state. the quinnipiac university poll released today shows sanders ahead of clinton 49 to 45 percent.... martin o'malley is trailing at a distant 4-percent. those numbers are nearly identical to the last quinnipiac poll... released on the 12th. in the latest poll... 80-percent of voters surveyed said their mind is made up... quinnipiac university says the iowa caucus could come down to turn out for democrats. hillary clinton took her campaign to a bowling alley in adel this morning... clinton talked about the importance of small business
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remarks. the candidate once again contrasted her positions with bernie sanders,focusing on health care and college affordability. hillary clinton / presidential candidate :22senator sanders and i share the same goal we both want universal coverage. he has a different idea and i fear it would lead to gridlock, not action. it would throw us into a contentious national debate that would not move us forward and i don't think the people l've met in iowa can wait. clinton focusing the rest of today on fundraising efforts, but will be back on the trail in iowa tomorrow. bernie sanders in mason city this evening... but earlier today he met with president obama at the white house. he said they discussed isis and iran, among other topics. some read it as support for sanders, but the president has also held meeting at the white house with hillary clinton. republican presidential candidate, mike huckabee was also in iowa, talking with iowa pork producers. he told the crowd the epa is too
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control over regulations... huckabee said farmers know how to take care of the land better than a federal agency... he also talked about supporting ethanol and the renewable fuels standard. and without saying his name, huckabee criticized ted cruz for not supporting the r-f-s... 29:45 that's why i find it unthinkable that iowa voters.... ignorant ... for the rest of the country as well 30:06 huckabee also talked about being energy independent by taking away some of the market from russia, iran, and saudi arabia.. donald trump announced he would not take part in tomorrow's fox news debate in des moines... trump says he's skipping the debate because he thinks he fox moderator megyn kelly is unfair. trump says he's instead planning a different event, benefiting the
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35-43 robert costa/ the washington post "by skipping the debate, trump's being a rebel - a renegade. it's the year of the outsider so he may be okay, but some iowans may wonder, why are you quitting?" in response, fellow republican candidate ted cruz challenged trump to a one on one debate... before the caucuses. trump has not responded... iowa business leaders held a roundtable today... to talk about choosing a candidate who will represent their interests. 6:13:07 we have such a huge opportunity with the iowa caucuses happening monday night that we make sure that people are aware that the decisions that we make through this political process impacts businesses and us as iowans. 6:13:17 the iowa caucus consortium was a roundtable of iowa c-e-os. iowa's industries were represented, including agriculture, health care, life sciences, manufacturing, and financial sectors.. among the key issues discussed were jobs, the price of oil, and immigration. the president of dmacc says another big issue is online protection... rob denson president, dmacc 6:10:58 i think the issue of
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program and we are running boot camps, every business regardless of the type needs it professionals. of course cyber security is a big issue 11:12 i think that is the thing that keeps me up most of the time is worrying about dmacc but all the companies that we are working with that they get the people that they need. 06:11:22 rob denson says dmacc already works closely with business leaders to make sure its curriculum prepares students for jobs in iowa. as the caucus creeps closer... iowa is welcoming a lot of visitors... more than 16-hundred media members are registered to cover the caucuses and hundreds more are expected to sign up in the next few days.. hotels in the area are at 90 percent capacity and restaurants are expecting crowds comparable to new years eve or valentines day... and with all the visitors, our capital city will get national attention. "research showed us years ago that when you ask people about what do you think about des moines, iowa. al lot of people didn't really have a
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it really does show that we are a cool, vibrant place. we are a big corporate city. we are insurance hub. it is what we are. we are a cool place and it does show us well." greg edwards says the city has been busier than past caucuses because campaigns started earlier and there are so many candidates. a merger between des moines based meredith corporation and media general is no more. the two companies agreed to terminate agreement... set back in september. but meredith won't walk away empty handed. media general has agreed to pay meredith 60-million-dollars in cash... and give meredith the opportunity to purchase some of its broadcast and digital platforms. media general backed out of the deal after receiving a more lucrative offer from nexstar broadcasting group. an emergency can happen at any time... and a group of third graders is making sure they are prepared for anything... coming up... how pillowcases can save their
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school, could help the whole family... also ahead... the growing heroin epidemic is addressed on capitol hill today... what lawmakers are doing to curb the problem... and what an iowa senator says about the cause of addiction... but first... iowa lawmakers discuss the issue of dying with dignity... the bill introduced today could allow terminally ill iowans end their own lives.. and the man who's pushing for
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone.
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if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. it's already a law in five states...medical aid in dying...and some local lawmakers are hoping to add iowa to the list... lawmakers introduced the "iowa death with dignity act" today at the statehouse... the bill would allow mentally capable, terminally ill adults to request medication to end their own lives. 'aid in dying emphasizes autonomy and personal choice. it supports the right to make health care decisions in accordance with ones personal values, beliefs and wishes.' several iowans testified today in support of the bill... including john tapscott of des moines. tapscott supported the death with dignity movement while
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the 60's and 70's. now faced with his own terminal illness... he's an even bigger advocate. 'this last year helped me gain an even better understanding of the importance of having end of life choices. at this stage i know there are things far worse than death, such as the possibility of being totally incapacitated.' tapscott was diagnosed with a terminal heart condition in october of 20-14. more testimony is expected when the bill is discussed in sub-committee. iowa senator, chuck grassley was part of a hearing today on how to stop a growing drug epidemic.. president obama addressed the growing problem of heroin and pain killer addiction in his state of the union. new hampshire is among the states hit hardest so far. today the senate judiciary committee talked about funding programs for prevention, treatment, and law enforcement. senator grassley chairs the committee.. he talked about why so many people are turning to heroin.
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that, the over medication of painkillers like opiods that leads to the herion addiction. we can't blame it entirely on opiods, you can't but help that that's an innocent want to get into a problem of drugs that evenutally leads to herion. 2:43 senator grassley said legislation has been introduced in congress that could help curb the problem. people in south florida cleaning up from a possible tornado that touched down earlier today.. the storm knocked down trees, and pushed a tractor trailer on its side and tossed cars around... according to emergency management, strong winds picked up a car and tossed across the florida turnpike. drivers are advised to avoid the turnpike while crews work to mo the wrecks and debris.
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they've only heard of one injury caused by the the wrecks and debris. police in broward county say they've only heard of one injury caused by the storm... the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world.
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paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. we must never forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. we need an international coalition
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it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. during the daytime hours, patchy fog is possible. we'll start thursday already in the upper 20s, but with a northwest wind temperatures will be just slightly cooler but not all that different. we'll see a mix of sun and clouds over the next several days and as winds shift toward the south for friday and saturday we'll see a big boost in temperatures will some of the warmest temperatures we have seen so far this year. sunday will bring a chance for a light rain/snow mix, but this is not expected to be significant. the bigger system will move in for tuesday when there is a potential for higher snow totals. being that it is still nearly a week out, there is still great uncertainty
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to stay updated over the next week as we continue to bring you the latest
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from tornadoes to house fires, emergencies can impact any iowa family... now elementary studets ne learning how to stay safe... with a pillow case. @36:22 "it's really cool, and it kind of helps you get ready for, if those happen." next, we'll tell you about the pillowcase project and how it empowers kids during scary situations.... the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting for children and families. with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... equal pay for women... ...and protect social security
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she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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"i learned about weather,
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it's an important lesson for elementary students teachers hope they'll take home. you never know when disaster will strike. and, one project aims at making sure young students play an important role in preparing their families. channel 13's megan reuther has the story.'s new at five. @22:11 "what's something that could happen...." these third graders at beaver creek elementary in johnston @24:18 "get out, stay out, call 911." pay attention to what morgan halupnick has to say. @22:03 "go ahead, right here." but, she isn't their teacher. morgan@17:19 "i get to talk a little bit about fire safety and the importance of always being prepared for that because that is something that can always happen in the home." halupnick is a nursing student at mercy college of health sciences. the school teamed up with the american red cross to present the pillowcase project to about two thousand students, mostly in the johnston school district. dawn@16:30 "i think it's going to save lives. we've heard a lot about fires in the des moines area, and what a better
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and how can you be prepared to have the best possible outcome." @23:05 "fires can spread very quickly, so it's important to get out quickly because every second counts." the 42 nursing students talk about what to do in case of any emergency. @20:10 "so now, we're going to take a deep breath in." they go over coping techniques, so kids can stay calm during a disaster. @29:29 "alright, so a couple things we would need in an emergency..." and, they show students what to put in a pillowcase to prepare for a problem. dawn@14:24 "in the pillowcase you put those things that help them reduce stress, maybe a favorite toy. we talk about the importance of water, non perishable foods. we talk about having a flashlight and a radio." megan standup@38:12 "each student will get one of these pillowcases. they'll decorate it on their own, and put their special items inside and teach the message to their family." chrissy@33:21 "we're aiming it
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to 11 that are most likely going to go home and talk to their families and siblings about these preparedness ideas." it's something these third graders are ready to do. cameron@36:55 "we'll have safe spots, we'll know what to do. we'll just be safer all around, and i think that's a good thing." as they prepare for an emergency they hope never happens. in johnston, megan reuther, channel 13 news. disney sponsors the pillowcase project. the american red cross wants to present it to five thousand students in iowa this year. stick around, we'll get another
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(phone ringing) (phone ringing) you can't deal with something by ignoring it . but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard and pay into it, so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates! answer the call already. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between
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can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible


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